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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

Micromyrtus trudgenii (Myrtaceae: Chamelaucieae), a new species from the Blue Hill Range area of south-western Australia

The new species Micromyrtus trudgenii Rye has conservation priority, being restricted to banded ironstone or dolerite hills in a small area south-east of Yalgoo in Western Australia. It is closely related to M. racemosa Benth., differing in its more elongate leaves with a distinct mucro, its yellow flowers and the almost parallel longitudinal slits on its anthers.